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  • Aug 17 2008
  • 17 Aug 2008

What Goes Around, Comes Around!

I am not artistic, but I appreciate good art. I should have pursued my Oceanography/Marine Biology studies in college, but I didn’t. Luckily, I have managed to intertwine both interests into a passion for collecting nautical-themed scrimshaw. This passion lead to an invitation to become a WorthPoint Worthologist, specializing in authentic, antique scrimshaw.

  • Aug 17 2008
  • 17 Aug 2008

This Week in Geek: 8/13

New Comics Day is upon us once again and boy howdy is this one going to be huge. Marvel is hitting its fans with a wallet-smashing (or purse-smashing) 20 different titles this week, 6 of which are direct Secret Invasion tie-ins.

  • Aug 16 2008
  • 16 Aug 2008

No Curse of the Bambino on Red Sox Collectibles

Editor’s Note: Another look at what’s hot in the world of baseball collectibles.

  • Aug 14 2008
  • 14 Aug 2008

Beijing Olympic Collectibles? Phelps Takes the Gold

For sports collectibles enthusiasts, the 2008 Summer Olympics—so far—can be summed up in two words: Michael Phelps. The swimmer, who now has more gold medals than any other Olympic athlete in history, appears well on his way to capturing the eight many predicted he would earn at the Beijing Games.

  • Aug 14 2008
  • 14 Aug 2008

Whose Eagle is it Anyway?

With the prevalence of online auction sites such as Ebay, there is a tendency to guess at the provenance of anything resembling an official seal […]

  • Aug 13 2008
  • 13 Aug 2008

BRONZE 1943-S Lincoln Cent Discovered

A previously unrecorded 1943-S Lincoln cent erroneously struck on a bronze planchet has been acquired by Rare Coin Wholesalers of California. The coin has been certified as AU-53 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC).

  • Aug 13 2008
  • 13 Aug 2008

The Comic Speculator: Small Press Gems

The Comic Speculator is a blog by Worthpoint Comic Book Worthologist Matt Baum that discusses back issue comics and the back issue market.

  • Aug 12 2008
  • 12 Aug 2008

Jim Warlick: From Peanuts to Buttons

In 1976, a young Jim Warlick was doing campaign fieldwork for peanut farmer turned presidential candidate Jimmy Carter. In addition to the usual campaign wherewithal, Warlick had been given a large carton of Jimmy Carter peanuts. “Each bag had a picture of Jimmy Carter on it and about 15 peanuts. I’d eat the peanuts and drink beer,” Warlick said.

  • Aug 8 2008
  • 8 Aug 2008

Estate Planning—Stop the Squabbling, Save the Family

When it comes to dividing an estate, ordinarily level-headed, rational people often act like 3-year-olds arguing over who gets the Slinky and who gets the yo-yo. The funeral is barely concluded when the squabbling begins over the disposition of art, antiques and collectibles.

“Why do you get the antique Lalique wineglasses? You don’t know a Burgundy from a Bordeaux.”

  • Aug 7 2008
  • 7 Aug 2008

Antique Chinese Carved Ivory Rich In Detail As Well As Life Lessons

Shown here today, is a fine example of Chinese carved ivory from China’s golden age of exporting, circa 1850.This piece is very detailed showing different patterns on the three individuals’ robes.The detail is complete,down to the heels of their feet to the fine lines on the elder man’s face.